The Xbox 360 console will be the first next-gen console released and will fuse powerful hardware, software, and services to provide a dramatic leap forward in high-definition gaming and...
The Xbox 360 console will be the first next-gen console released and will fuse powerful hardware, software, and services to provide a dramatic leap forward in high-definition gaming and entertainment experiences. Features: Hardware, software and services. Unveiled to the world on MTV on Thursday, May 12, 2005, Xbox 360 represents a dramatic leap in high-definition gaming and entertainment experiences. Fusing powerful hardware, software and services, Xbox 360 fully engages you in a gaming experience that is more expansive, dramatic and lifelike, where the possibilities are limitless and your imagination knows no boundaries. The next generation is here.Industrial design.A merger of form and function, Xbox 360 wraps powerful technology in a sophisticated exterior. Two of the most innovative design firms in the world - San Francisco-based Astro Studios and Osaka, Japan-based Hers Experimental Design Laboratory Inc. - came together to craft a sleek, stylish system that conveys the very essence of Xbox 360.Xbox Gamer Guide.The Xbox Gamer Guide is an entertainment gateway that instantly connects you to your games, friends, music, movies and downloadable content. Available at the touch of the Xbox Guide Button, the Xbox Gamer Guide gives you instant access to the experiences and content you want, from the gamer card of the player that just invited you to play online to new downloadable content for the game currently running. Personalised interface.Xbox 360 lets you create your own unique system and experience. With interchangeable Xbox 360 Faces, it's easy and fun to change the appearance of your console. Switch on your system and customise the look and feel of the Xbox Gamer Guide and Xbox System Guide with unique skins. From sleek and sophisticated to fun and funky, pick the Faces and skins that show your personality.Ring of Light and Xbox Guide Button.Divided into four quadrants, the glowing Ring of Light and Xbox Guide Button visually connect you to your games, digital media and the world of Xbox Live, the first global, unified online console games service. Featured on both the wireless and wired controllers, the Xbox Guide Button puts you in control of your experience. In addition to bringing up the Xbox Gamer Guide and the Xbox System Guide, the Xbox Guide Button lets you turn the system on and off without ever leaving the couch.Xbox Live.Xbox Live is where games and entertainment come alive, the only unified place where you can play with anyone, anytime, anywhere. And the best just got better. Connect your Xbox 360 to your broadband connection and get instant access to Xbox Live Silver. Express your digital identity through your gamertag and gamer card, talk with others using voice chat, and access Xbox Live Marketplace - all right out of the box, at no extra cost. Upgrade to Xbox Live Gold and enter the exciting world of multiplayer online gaming. With intelligent matchmaking, access to all your achievements and statistics, video chat an